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BYD Invests Millions To Up Battery Production In U.S.

09.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

As BYD works to further its U.S. presence, it invests big bucks in a U.S.-based warehouse facility. This newest investment by BYD applies to a 100,000-square-foot warehouse facility in Lancaster, which will cost some $5 million to complete. It will further the manufacturer’s presence in the U.S. and lead to more efficiency and production capability, ...

BMW & Volkswagen Are #1 And 2 In Plug-In Car Sales In Europe

09.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

BMW Group currently sells the most plug-in electric cars in Europe. Nissan, Renault and Tesla sold the most all-electric cars in Europe during the first eight months of the year, according to research by AID analyst Matthias Schmidt (SchmidtMatthias.de). However, if we include plug-in hybrids, there is no competition for BMW Group (BMW & MINI brands) ...

This Rolls-Royce Train Can Operate Under Battery Power Alone

Rolls-Royce entered into a new contract to try out hybrid-electric powertrains to replace diesel engines in trains. As with any news surrounding Rolls-Royce and electrification, this is situated in a specific area and may take a few years before it “rolls” out. The new agreement applies to trains in Britain and may impact hundreds of ...

New York Offers $4,000 Rebate To Install Charging Point

09.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

It’s time to install some charging points in New York. New York is launching another incentive to support the electric vehicle market in the form of a charging station installation rebate under the Charge Ready NY initiative. In total, $5 million is available for L2 AC charging stations at places like apartment buildings, workplaces, malls and ...

Suzuki To Test Its First Electric Cars In India

Suzuki to start EV tests in India next month Suzuki, which holds nearly half of the passenger car market in India (half out of 3.28 million in 2017) is going to start tests of electric cars in the country. It’s expected that the Japanese manufacturer will begin with a fleet of 50 prototypes, based on ...

Nissan LEAF Meets Amazon Alexa In Connected-Car Test

09.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Autoweek wonders if the Connected Car age has truly arrived. The publication currently has a long-term 2018 Nissan LEAF. To get the answer to the above question, Autoweek connected the car to Amazon Alexa and gave it a whirl. The short of it is … yes, the Connected Car is “upon us … sort of.” ...

Skeptic Says Tesla Will Likey Hit Q3 Delivery Guidance

09.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Even the skeptics now think Tesla will meet Q3 delivery guidance Tesla has said in its second-quarter report that production of Model 3 during Q3 should be between 50,000 and 55,000. If we assume some 25,000 Model S/X, total volume could be 75,000-80,000. Deliveries could be similar because the third-quarter began with some 11,000 cars ...

Audi Receives 10,000-Plus Pre-Orders For e-tron

09.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Audi e-tron enters the market with over 10,000 pre-orders. According to Lahouari Bennaoum, Director of Audi France, the number of pre-orders for e-tron already exceeds 10,000 (globally). For comparison, Tesla sold in 2017 over 12,600 Model X in Europe alone. We are now wondering what is the number of pre-orders from Europe, where e-tron could reach ...

Tesla Model X Road Trip From Denver To Zion National Park

09.26.2018 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

ROAD TRIP FROM DENVER TO ZION NATIONAL PARK IN A TESLA MODEL X Tesla road trips are becoming a popular genre of travel videos. The adventure magazine Outside recently sent writer and filmmaker Brendan Leonard and his girlfriend Hilary on a wonderful western road trip in a Model X. Over the course of five days, they traveled ...